MARRA MOUNTAINS

Deriba Crater

Marra Mountains

The Marra Mountains are apart of a large feature called the Darfur Dome. The area was a volcanic area and is considered dormant because volcanic gases are still present under the hot spring The Deriba Caldera was created by a volcanic eruption almost 3,500 years ago.
The Mountains are the tallest in Sudan. The elevation is 9,980 feet above sea level. Deriba Lakes has a dry sub-humid climate. The climate is a subtropical steppe. The soil in the area is a weakly developed shallow soil.

Deriba Crater

Deriba Crater is the highest point of Marra Mountains. It is the highest point in Sudan. The diameter across the outer crater is 7km. The inner crater is filled with a lake.
JABAL MARRA